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  • A backgrounder on the Gloucester Educational Foundation

     
    The non-profit organization that agreed to handle the "Save Our Schools" fund at Chesapeake Bank -- essentially donations from people who want to contribute money to the school system that we've written about previously -- is the Gloucester Educational Foundat
  • High-schoolers' excitement about voting is uplifting

    High-schoolers' excitement about voting is uplifting
    In a city that hibernates through local elections, Miriam Antonio told me she couldn't wait to vote next Tuesday. The Fairfax High junior turned 18 this month, so this would be her first chance to cast a ballot. Stop the presses, right? Between 75%...

    Taxpayer clinics help fill void left by IRS budget cuts

    Taxpayer clinics help fill void left by IRS budget cuts
    Just hope you don't have any questions when you try to figure out your taxes this year. If you need help and try to call the IRS, you will probably wait on the phone for at least 30 minutes and then fail to get much of an answer. The IRS has been...

    Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords

    Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords
    Condominium associations in Florida are often lambasted for being too strict. Remember when the downtown Orlando tower known as the VUE had a problem with residents not cleaning up after their dogs? Management began doing DNA tests on dog droppings to...

    2 of 3 candidates for L.A. school board seat don't show up for debate

    2 of 3 candidates for L.A. school board seat don't show up for debate
    Absenteeism was a big problem Wednesday night at a forum for Los Angeles Unified school board candidates. It wasn’t parents, students or concerned citizens who played hooky. It was two out of the three candidates. That’s right. About 200...